On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 the Sublette Chamber of Commerce had a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for JRJ Agri. This Grand Opening event was held at their new warehouse facility at 800 West Lalande Ave. in Sublette. John and Rhonda Jury can be reached at their offices at 109 S. Inman or by calling 620-271-4483.
A SCoC Ribbon Cutting took place on September 25, 2014 for the newly purchased Blossom Boutique. Hometown girl Steffanie McAllister is the new owner and creator-in-chief of the flower shop. This business of 40-plus years has been owned by many creative hands and has been a vital part of the Sublette community. Steffanie will provide beautiful floral arrangements, and will also focus on seasonal decorations, tuxedos, and many items full of school spirit.
The Sublette Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of K & K Water Wells, LLC with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. K & K Water Well, LLC is a full service water well company specializing in test hole drilling and pump maintenance. Roger Kelman and Mike Knehans are Co-Owners with Mike as the General Manager and Chris Marshall as the Office Manager.
Haskell County Animal Hospital in conjunction with the Sublette Chamber of Commerce hosted a "Meet and Greet" for Dr. Becky Leggett, a new Veterinarian at HCAH. Dr. Becky started working at the Haskell County Animal Hospital when she was 15, working after school, during break, and during the summer. Dr. Becky was raised in Satanta and attended the University of Missouri’s school of veterinary medicine.
On Wednesday, August 13, the Sublette Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Main Street Salon. Jim Lozar and Jana Benton of Satanta, Ks recently purchased this business from Nicole Fanning. Jana is a licensed cosmetologist specializing in hair and nails. Also on staff, Sumr Stokes, a licensed cosmetologist and Regan Lowery a licensed nail tech. Main Street Salon provides services in hair design, waxing, nails, and tanning, plus they carry a full line of beauty supplies.
"Faraway Places," by Gary Lee Price, a beautiful bronze statue of a young girl sitting on a stack of books. Presented by Vince and Skip Mancini, the statue was given in honor of the Sosuntee Club, who in 1921 pioneered a love of books and reading into the hearts and minds of countless young people in Haskell County. The statue is displayed on a custom cabinet that was designed by Vince and constructed by Lawerence Hoerman.
H.U.G.S. Team members presented the City of Sublette with a check for the purchase of a mobile chair lift for the community pool. Pictured are H.U.G.S. Team members, City of Sublette employees, Mayor Jery Bailey, senior citizens from the Satanta Nursing Home, and senior citizens from Sublette’s Pride of Life.
A wonderful celebration was held at the Haskell Township Library on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Members of the Sublette Chamber of Commerce helped in celebrating with past and present library board members. This was the first official open house since the completion of the remodel and new construction of the library. This state-of-the-art library is complete with many great services and a great staff: Library Director, Jamie Wright; Librarian, Anna Martens; and Library Aide, Peter Boschman. Congratulations Haskell Township Library!
Growth is taking place on the north side of Sublette. COOP is adding two large concrete grain bins to increase storage capacity. An additional truck scale is also being added on the north side of the current office building.
Local dignitaries and representatives gathered in Sublette on Friday afternoon to break ground on the new SWPRSCConference Center building located at 808 Lark Avenue. The 8,200 sq. ft. building will provide much needed meeting rooms and facilities for educators, presenters and staff.
Join the Sublette Chamber of Commerce in celebrating with Southwest Plains Regional Service Center on Friday, July 11th at 1:00pm. This is an exciting time for our community as we watch our town grow! See you there!
The Sublette Chamber of Commerce Banner project is coming to fruition! The SCoC has been raising funds to purchase seasonal banners for main street and with over $7500 raised our project is complete. The banner shown above, sunflowers on a red background, is our first seasonal banner. A big thanks to the City of Sublette, Daylen Elsey, J.D. Quimby and Helena Chemical Company for installing the banners. A portion of these banners have been donated "in memory" or "in honor" of someone.